Boeing has made its first sale of 737 Max planes since the aircraft were grounded after two fatal crashes linked to software problems.
Boeing Makes First 737 Sales In MonthsBoeing has made its first sale of 737 Max planes since the aircraft were grounded after two fatal crashes linked to software problems.
Boeing Admits 'Mistake' In Handling 737 Max Warning SystemBoeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg acknowledged the company made a “mistake” when it came to handling the cockpit warning system in its 737 Max planes before two fatal crashes killed 346 people, and prompted regulators around the world to ground the jets.
Boeing Deliveries Fall; No New Orders In Two MonthsAs 737 Max jets remain grounded around the world, Chicago-based Boeing says its delivery of new planes in 2019 is less than half of last year.
Cost Of Mexico Tariffs: Some Food Prices Could SkyrocketThe price of some foods could skyrocket, a Chicago businessman is warning, if President Trump follows through with his threat to impose new tariffs on all Mexican imports.
United CEO Promises To Be On His Airline's First 737 Max Flight After Planes Cleared To FlySeeking to reassure travelers, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz has promised to board his company’s first Boeing 737 Max jet to take flight once regulators clear the aircraft to fly again.
Pilots Confronted Boeing About 737 Max Features Linked To Deadly CrashesCBS News obtained audio of a meeting where airline pilots confronted a Boeing executive about new features 737 Max jets that might have been factors in two deadly crashes.
Boeing Knew About 737 Max Problems Before Deadly CrashesBoeing said Sunday that it discovered after airlines had been flying its 737 Max plane for several months that a safety alert in the cockpit was not working as intended, yet it didn't disclose that fact to airlines or federal regulators until after one of the planes crashed.
Boeing CEO Says Software Fix Nearly Ready For Grounded 737 Max JetsResisting calls from some shareholders to resign over the 737 Max scandal, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said he’s focused on safety as the company continues working on a software fix for the grounded planes, after two fatal crashes resulted in more than 300 deaths. CBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports.
How Long Could The 737 Max Fleet Be Grounded?Boeing’s troubled 737 Max fleet might not be back in the air for several months, as the aircraft manufacturer and regulators continue the careful process of making sure the jets are safe, according to one travel expert. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
Boeing Conducts Software Update Test On 96 FlightsBoeing has begun software testing on dozens of 737 Max jets to make sure the planes are safe to fly, after the entire fleet was grounded because of two fatal crashes in five months. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Boy In Kentucky Says He's Timmothy Pitzen; Police, Family Await DNA TestDNA test results expected today could confirm whether a 14-year-old boy found in Kentucky is indeed Timmothy Pitzen, of Aurora, who has been missing for eight years. CBS 2's Megan Hickey and Mugo Odigwe report.
Boy In Kentucky Says He's Missing Teen Timmothy Pitzen; Police Await DNA TestsDNA test results expected today could confirm whether a 14-year-old boy found in Kentucky is indeed Timmothy Pitzen, of Aurora, who has been missing for eight years. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Crash Report Says Ethiopian Pilots Followed Boeing GuidanceEthiopian officials have announced the pilots of a doomed Boeing 737 Max airliner followed the manufacturer’s instructions on turning off an anti-stall system that can force the plane’s nose down, but could not regain control of the aircraft before last month’s deadly crash. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Boeing 737 Max Planes Could Be Grounded Several More WeeksBoeing’s 737 Max jets won’t be in the air for several more weeks, after the aircraft manufacturer told the FAA it needs more time to work on a software fix, following two deadly airliner crashes in less than five months.
Transportation Department To Create Expert Panel To Review 737 Max CertificationThe U.S. Department of Transportation is setting up a committee of experts to conduct an independent review of the Federal Aviation Authority’s certification of the Boeing 737 Max, amid increased scrutiny in the wake of two fatal crashes in less than five months.
Mueller Report ReleasedCBS 2's Chelsea Irving reports the long-awaited investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller was delivered to U.S. Attorney General William Barr. Details of the report could be released as early as this weekend.
Airline Cancels $4.9 Billion Boeing 737 Deal; Feds Ramp Up ProbeIndonesia’s national airline is canceling a $4.9 billion order for Boeing 737 Max aircraft, after two deadly crashes involving the planes in five months; and Boeing is promising changes as investigations into the company ramp up.
Justice Department Conducting Criminal Investigation Of BoeingLawsuits are piling up for Boeing, and now the Justice Department is issuing subpoenas in the wake of two deadly plane crashes involving its 737 Max aircraft.
Congress Plans Probe Of FAA Approval Of 737 Max JetsCongress plans to investigate the FAA’s approval process of Boeing’s 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft, amid reports agency managers pushed FAA safety engineers to delegate safety evaluations to Boeing and to speedily approve federal analysis of a new flight control system. CBS 2's Mola Lenghi reports.
49 Slain In Terrorist Attacks At New Zealand MosquesThe Muslim community in Chicago is taking measures to ensure safety here, after 49 people were killed in coordinated terrorist attacks at two mosques in New Zealand. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
Bob Dole Salutes George H.W. Bush's CasketFormer U.S. Sen. Bob Dole saluted former President George H.W. Bush at the Capitol on Tuesday by standing up from his wheelchair and saluting the late president’s casket.
Marriott Data Breach May Expose 500 Million GuestsThe information of as many as 500 million guests at Starwood hotels has been compromised and Marriott said that it's discovered that unauthorized access within its Starwood network has been taking place since 2014.
Support Agencies Speak To Government Officials About Migrant CaravanSeveral support groups, including human rights organizations, told the migrants their needs would be address their needs. President Trump has threatened to close the border with Mexico for an undisclosed amount of time.
Gunman Kills 12 At Bar In Thousand Oaks, CaliforniaA gunman killed 12 people at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, late Wednesday night. Among the dead, a sheriff's sergeant who ran in to save lives. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
Elmhurst Man's Classmate Missing After California Mass ShootingA young man from Elmhurst who had planned to go to the California bar where a gunman killed 12 people late Wednesday night said a teammate from his scholarship program is still missing in the wake of the massacre. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
Democrats Take House, Republicans Keep SenateDemocrats will have control of the House when the next Congress is seated in January, but it wasn't the massive blue wave they'd hoped for. Republicans extended their lead in the Senate. CBS 2's Nikole Killion reports.
Funerals For Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Victims BeginFunerals for the 11 people slain at a synagogue in Pittsburgh begin on Tuesday, including services for two developmentally disabled brothers with ties to the Chicago area. CBS 2's Hillary Lane and Lauren Victory report.
Indiana Task Force One Sending Help For Hurricane MichaelA group of emergency responders from the Indianapolis area will leave for the Gulf Coast tomorrow, to help people affected by Hurricane Michael.
Senate Advances Kavanaugh Nomination, Confirmation Vote Expected SaturdayJudge Brett Kavanagh is one step closer to becoming a Supreme Court Justice. The Senate voted 51-49 today to advance his nomination forward, but some Senators could change course for the final vote. CBS 2's Nikole Killion reports.